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OBJECTIVE: To get an indepth knowledge of various systems of renewable energy sources and the ability to give suitable specifications.
Primary and commercial energy resources - study of availability, energy consumption pattern and growth rate in India , Non commercical energy sources - availability , Economics and efficiency.
Solar radiation - Principles of Solar energy collection - types of collectors - Characteristics and principles of different types of collectors and their efficiencies. Solar energy applications - water heaters, air heaters, solar cooling, solar drying and power generation - solar tower concept (solar plant) - solar pump.
Energy from the wind - General theory of wind mills - types of wind mills - performance of wind machines - wind power - efficiency.
Energy from tides and waves - working principles of tidal plants - tidal power generations - Geothermal energy - principle of working of geothermal power plants.
Energy from Bio-mass -Biogas plants - various types - Industrial wastes - Municipal waste - Burning -plants - Energy from the Agricultural wastes - Applications.